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CSPAN
Jul 4, 2011 12:00am EDT
because we want to continue strong public sector pension. >> ed miliband. [shouting] >> mr. speaker, mr. speaker, there are currently 163 statutory organizations within the national health services. can the prime minister tell us how many there will be after his reorganization? >> i can tell the honorable gentleman -- what i can tell the honorable gentleman is the health reform that now have the support of the health minister will see a reduction in bureaucracy because they're getting rid of strategic health authorities and we are getting rid of primary care trusts. >> ed miliband. >> let me get an answer to the question, mr. speaker. the number will go up from 163, the 521. [shouting] >> health and well being bored, shadow commissioning groups, authorize commission groups and national commissioning boards. sha clusters, clinical networks, and clinical centers. mr. speaker, is this what he meant by bonfire? [shouting] if you looks at the figures of savings, he will see where saving 5 million pounds through the reduction of bureaucracy. that is what's happening. what we inherited was a s
CSPAN
Jul 6, 2011 7:00am EDT
and in europe it's nothing like those people facing starvation and death unless we help them. >> ed miliband. >> here, here. >> mr. speaker, can i join in paying tribute of highlander battalion in scotland. he served our country and died in the most horrific circumstances and i'm sure the thoughts of the whole house are with his family and friends. >> here, here. >> mr. speaker, the whole country has been appalled by the disclosures, the 7/7 victims the parents of holly wells and jessica chapman and, of course, the phone of millie doweler. how anyone could hack into her phone, listen to her family's frantic messages and delete them giving false hope to those parents are a moral and a disgrace. >> here, here. >> given the gravity what has occurred will the prime minister support the cause for full independent public inquiry to take place as soon as practical until the culture and practices of british newspapers? >> let me be very clear, yes, we do need to have a inquiry, possibly inquiries as to what has happened. let us be clear, we're no longer talking about politicians and celebrities. we'
PBS
Jul 18, 2011 6:00pm PDT
questions and why they have not acted on it. ed miliband, the leader of the labor party -- labour party, they will be arguing for his power to be curbs. there is a big discussion. in the u.s., and they are investigating. tomorrow and the next days and weeks are going to be fascinating in that respect. >> as always, we thank you very much. on to libya now, where rebels have claimed victory in the battle for a strategic town. there are conflicting reports about whether or not they have complete control of the town which has been held since gaddafi -- by gaddafi since march. most of the gaddafi forces are said to be retreating west. rebels say 12 fighters were killed and hundreds wounded. the capture would mark a major rebel breakthrough in their bid to push westward. the foreign ministers of europe have been meeting in brussels to discuss the situation in syria. they are considering a series of measures to resolve the standoff between the president and his opponent. in syria itself, anti-government protests are continuing, and activists are warning of potential civil war in the country. >
PBS
Jul 11, 2011 6:00pm PDT
. >> here is what the prime minister set out of earshot of mr. miliband. >> with all the problems and the difficulties and the mess they are in, i think they should be focused on clearing those up rather than on the next corporate move. >> earlier in the day, the deputy prime minister met the family of a murdered schoolgirl. it was the exposure of the news that the family of the girl had been hacked to that did so much damage to the preppies at reduced to the reputation of report merkt -- did so much damage to the reputation of rupert murdoch's company. >> now along with the late in the bid is perhaps the most pecan hope for. -- the most he can hope for. >> barack obama has urged compromise to avoid tipping in the united states into another recession. republicans are pushing for spending cuts. the treasury is warning it will run out of money to cover the country's bills if congress does not increase its borrowing authority. stock markets across europe have fallen heavily as investors remain concerned that the eurozone debt crisis could spread. finance ministers have been meeting i
PBS
Jul 12, 2011 12:30am PDT
said to mr. miliband. >> if i was running that company now with all of its problems and the difficulties and the mess that they are in, there's a focus on cleaning that up rather than the next course of moves. >> the deputy prime minister met the family of the murdered school girl buried it was a disclosure that the phone was hacked that did so much damage to the reputation of mr. murdoch's company. >> was thinking about picking up the voicemails. >> it reminded that all week has been an eternity in business and why a long delay in the bskyb bid is the best that he can hope for. >> in egypt, a terminal which supplies gas to israel and jordan has been blown up in the fourth attack on the pipeline this year. it caused a huge fire which could be seen up to 20 kilometers away. security officials say that the attack was carried out by masked gunmen. barack obama has asked republican officials to compromise in order to keep the united states from tipping into another recession. they're trying to reach a deal on bringing down a level of u.s. debt. the republicans are pushin
PBS
Jul 5, 2011 5:00am EDT
is looking into taking full control of the company, a move that requires government approval. de ed miliband says it was beyond belief that anyone would undertake such a cruel and immoral act. but some in politics say political leaders have been too easily cowed by murdoch's enterprises. >> politicians are frightened of news international and they need to act. but there are calls for full inquiry once the criminal investigation has been completed into what happened in the milly dowler case and many others. bbc news reporting. >> we can speak to our political correspondent in our london studio. this brings together two of the most explosive stories you can imagine. give us a little more background into the milly dowler case, which has captured the attention of the nation. >> yes. milly dowler was a 13-year-old schoolgirl who went missing in 2002, sparking a nationwide search. six months later she was found dead. the case has recently been back in the headlines because last month and was sent to jail for murder. the girl's family had to go through really quite a dramatic court experience under
PBS
Jul 18, 2011 5:00am EDT
hearing. >> ed miliband, just moments before david cameron announced parliament was going to sit on wednesday, he called for exactly the same thing, saying the prime minister shouldn't be out of the country, he should be facing questions from parliament. we're also getting into a lot of detail now, but it's emerged that the editor, john yates, assistant police commissioner at the met, very controversial figure, was in charge of checking out neil wallis, the person forwarded by the police commissioner. there are so many questions. the committee tomorrow is not going to be able to get through all of them, are they? >> no, they're not t. is getting rather complicated now. one of the the main thing to remember is that this scandal is about the three p's -- the press, the police, and the politicians. and as david cameron himself says, all three have big questions to answer. now, although the murdoch stars, the ones who will get the main attention this week because of their very unusual appearance before a committee of parliament, the police still do have the very big questions to answ
CSPAN
Jul 10, 2011 9:00pm EDT
we help them. >> ed miliband. >> here, here. >> mr. speaker, can i join in paying tribute of highlander battalion in scotland. he served our country and died in the most horrific circumstances and i'm sure the thoughts of the whole house are with his family and friends. >> here, here. >> mr. speaker, the whole country has been appalled by the disclosures, the 7 victims the parents of holly wells and jessica chapman and, of course, it does not involve police officers who were involved in the original investigation. that clearly did not get to the truth. but i do think that we have inquiries that are public and independent and have public confidence. there are two vital issues that we need to look into. the first is the original police inquiry and why that did not get to the bottom, and the second is about the behavior of individual people and individual media organizations, and has the right hon. john allman says, a book into this country. it may be possible to start some of the work earlier. i'm willing to work to make sure we get this right. >> let me thank the prime mini
CNN
Jul 17, 2011 6:00pm EDT
. and these order -- and these exchanges will continue in an orderly way. mr. ed miliband. >> mr. speaker, the prime minister has just made a very important admission. he has admitted that his chief of staff was given information before the general election that andy coulson had hired a man -- had hired a man jailed for seven years for a criminal conspiracy who made payments to the police on behalf of "the news of the world." this evidence casts serious doubt on mr. coulson's assurances that the phone hacking over which he resigned was an isolated example of illegal activity. do you know what, mr. speaker? i think the public and the victims of this appalling scandal want us to rise above this and deal with the problems that this country faces. >> mr. miliband? >> mr. speaker, he just doesn't get it. he just doesn't get it. >> i'm afraid, mr. speaker, the person who is not getting it is now the leader of the opposition. >>> as we mentioned, this unfolding firestorm brought to light by hollywood actor hugh grant, who secretly taped a former "news of the world" reporter talking about the unsa unsavoury
PBS
Jul 20, 2011 5:30pm PDT
david miliband leading the question of the prime minister. what is his role in all of this >> well, it's been unclear. ed miliband... >> ifill: ed, sorry. >> yes, david was his brother. he has really yet to find, i think, his voice as the opposition leader and it's a question of whether this is, in fact, an opportunity but i think labor has to be very careful as it was very clear from the question period today. labor has some problems here as well from tony blair and gordon brown they, too, had very close ties with newscorp and this is really an important opportunity for the u.k. to investigate these linkages between the media, the parliament, number 10 downing street and the media and try to resolve and bring transparency to a relationship that has been very opaque and quite frankly very disturbing when it comes to illegal activities. >> ifill: earlier this week when the prime minister had to cut short a trip he was on to africa come back to deal with these charges there was lots of speculation that was this was going to present a real threat to his coalition. what does it sound like.
CSPAN
Jul 18, 2011 12:30am EDT
of phone hacking by news international. it also include remarks by labor leader ed miliband. >> we now come to that debate in the name of the leader of the opposition. we call mr. ed miliband. the leader of the scottish national party, and the hon. member for brighton pavilion. i thank them all for joining it -- with the tabling motion before us today. i also thank the members from the conservative benches who set out their support for the motion. mr. speaker, is unusual for a motion in this house to succeed before the debate on it begins, but this is no ordinary motion, and this is no ordinary day. make no mistake, the decision made by news corp. was not the decision that wanted to make. it may have been announced before this debate, but it would not have happened without it. above all, this is a victory for people, the good, decent people of britain, outraged by the betrayal of trust by parts of our newspaper industry, who have spoken out up and down this country, who have contacted members across this house and told us of their concerns. the will of parliament was clear. the will of the
CSPAN
Jul 18, 2011 8:30pm EDT
action. >> ed miliband speaking in london was determined to pursue the comparison. >> paul stephenson taken responsibility and resigned over the hiring of mr. coulson's deputy. when the prime minister hasn't even apologized for the hiring of mr. coulson. we need representative to get to the truth of what happened but the prime minister is hamstrungpy the decisions he made and his refusal to face up to them. >> this afternoon boris johnson said paul stephenson's resignation was the right call but the mayor of london wasn't that helpful to his friend david cameron. >> mr. john son, michael crick, bbc "newsnight". if it was as you say the right call for paul stephenson to resign over the employment of a pr man who had been arrested in the phone-hacking scandal, shouldn't david cameron resign over the employment of a pr man who has been employed in the phone-hacking scandal? >> i'm not here to discuss government appointments. i'm here to talk about events in the metropolitan police service. those questions you must direct to government. i don't think there is recross in this matter actual
CNN
Jul 8, 2011 1:00am PDT
, ed miliband held a press conference within the last hour talking about the possible takeover by news corp of the uk broadcast, bskyb saying that should be put on hold and referred to the competition commission. and he talked about the closure of the "news of the world" and talking about really the need for action. >> a strong, vital press is at the heart of our democracy. we must protect it and defend it. we all know politicians must be wary of tampering with the precious institution of the free press. yet there come moments when it is up to us to defend not ourselves, but the public from parts of the press. this is one of those moments. we must not only speak for the public but also show we can act on their behalf. >> reporter: the prime minister, david cameron, is due to speak in the next half an hour or so. and i think everyone is waiting to see what he has to say about this takeover by news corp of bskyb, whether he will weigh in on that argument. also what he'll have to say about rebecca brooks, the chief executive, who still remains in her post, despite the paper she used to ed
CNN
Jul 17, 2011 7:00pm PDT
to rise above this and deal with the problems that this country faces. [ shouting ] >> mr. ed miliband? >> mr. speaker, he just doesn't get it. [ cheers ] >> he just doesn't get it. >> i'm afraid, mr. speaker, the person who is not getting it is now the leader of the opposition. >> this unfolding firestorm was brought to light recently by hollywood actor hugh grant who secretly taped a former news of the world reporter talking about the unsavory practices he says everyone in his organization condoned and encouraged. here's hugh grant in an awkward picture with the reporter paul mcmullen. i spoke with mcmullen about who knew what. >> were people as high as rupert murdoch complicit in this? would murdoch know about these practices? people under him? >> well, people under him certainly should have done. when rebecca brooks, his right-hand woman in britain was doing my job i was looking at the same books. we were sending 4,000 pounds a week on private investigators doing these kind of practices. just extraordinary if she was the department boss who then moved up to be editor. how could you
MSNBC
Jul 20, 2011 9:00am EDT
andy coleman. as miliband put it, an error in judgment, that's what cameron is now defending himself. of course, he claims that is just pot touring by the opposition, but it's a serious question here. >> it's a tough time to be prime minister. martin fletcher in london for us. thanks very much. >>> still to come, we got the ultimate test of brevity. which presidential hopefuls have to count characters today as a handful of republican presidential candidates are going to debate on twitter. 140 characters at a time, but first today's trivia question. which five states cast the highest percentage of votes for president obama in 2008? tweet me the answer@chuck taodd @msnbc. make it yours. make it mio. so delicious. i think you'll find it's the vegetables. deliciously rich. flavorful! [ female announcer ] together at last. introducing new stouffer's farmers' harvest with sides of lightly sauteed farm-picked vegetables. find more ways to get to the table at letsfixdinner.com. >> well, as we've been telling you all morning, there's a new debt plan on the table. two weeks until the potential
CSPAN
Jul 11, 2011 11:00pm EDT
. now, remarks from ed miliband on the news corp. bid to buy a majority of bskyb. he spoke to reporters for 30 minutes. >> good morning. six days as the revelation about the hacking of a phone, we have seen dramatic events like the closure of the news of the world than further arrests. above all, we know that people in this country want to see real change to ensure that abusive things never happen again. the talk is how to focus on what matters and the decisions required to usher in the change we need. what we need to do? first, we need to make sure it is set up immediately. the inquiry. anything else means there's a risk evidence will be destroyed -- destroyed. tampering or destruction of documents becomes a criminal offense. that includes any relevant documents found anywhere. the inquiry should be set up so it could compel witnesses to attend. it must have the right kind of reference, collaring -- covering all of the practices in the newspaper industry and the relationship between the police answer to newspapers. neither of these appears to be in the current terms of reference. i am
CNN
Jul 20, 2011 4:00pm PDT
today. he came out assertively. he met mr. miliband thrust for thrust. he survived the day. parliament went into recess. and he may have caught a kind of wave here in britain that this thing has kind of overwhelmed the country. overwhelmed the political agenda. and it's time to get back to particularly to the economic problems confronting britain and the rest of europe which you know are severe. >> and the leader is challenged in something like this. whether you think it's over the top, i think there's a lot of volume. probably a lot of hyperbole. the question is how does he perform when tested? how did he do? >> i think he did well. this is the most difficult day for him. he came under heavy fire in the most important debate so far of his time as leader of the country. but i think overall cameron put forward a very convincing performance. and i think he has weathered the storm temporarily. certainly this is a very big scandal. it's hit the very heart of the british political establishment. i don't think it's big enough to bring the prime minister down. i think he has survived. there w
CNN
Jul 20, 2011 5:00pm PDT
opposition leader miliband expressed concern today that this scandal not turn into an event quote, where the whirlwind blows through and nothing really changes. how many times have you seen that happen in these stories? but with david cameron pushing back on his critics scene news corp. stock climbing, it's possible it could play out without anything. jeremy, welcome. thanks for being here. you reported that the analysts consider hearing the big success for rupert and james murdoch. let's look at some of the footage from him yesterday compared to minutes ago. he's at the table there. a lot of people said he looked like a guy who is almost nodding off, a little out of touch. some of his questions didn't seem with it. doesn't that have any impact on these investors and the stock folks out there? >> i think absolutely it does. i think what you were seeing from investors was more a function of the low expectations around this hearing. i think people thought rupert is not the best public speaker and they were expecting under pressure that he might crack or might say something that implicated
PBS
Jul 7, 2011 5:30pm PDT
leader ed miliband pointedly noted that a former "news of the world" editor had been part of cameron's inner circle. andy coulson was forced to resign as downing street communications chief in january as the phone hacking scandal gained momentum. >> he hasn't shown the leadership necessary on news international and isn't it the case, if the public is to have confidence in him he has got to come with the thing that is most difficult. he has got to accept that he made a catastrophic error of judgement by bringing andy coulson into the heart of his downing street machine. >> warner: the fate of another former top "news of the world" editor rebekah brooks remains unclear. for now, she remains c.e.o. of the paper's parent company in britain, news international. there may be implications for murdoch's proposed $12 billion takeover of the cable television network british sky broadcasting as well. his news corporation already owns three other newspapers in britain and, in this country, "the wall street journal", "fox news" and the "new york post" among others. this afternoon, reports surface
CNN
Jul 20, 2011 10:00am PDT
the warnings. >> reporter: ed miliband didn't quite go as far as calling on the prime minister to resign, but he did call on him to say sorry. david cameron, on the other hand, said he had nothing to apologize for. he wanted to give andy coulson a second chance. he believed him when he said he knew nothing about phone hacking. now we know that, well, we don't know for sure what andy coulson knew. he's been arrested. it's all rather embarrassing. the prime minister still sticking to this line, look, he's not been tried and judged yet. let's wait and see what the police find out. >> it is incredible, dan, to watch this all unfold between the hearings yesterday and everything that's happened and all those that have resigned and been arrested. what does parliament say about how all this has been handled so far? >> reporter: well, there has been withering criticism from all parties about how the police have handled this. don't forget that they looked into this initially back in 2006, '07, looking first of all into the hacking of members of the royal family's phones and concluded that only a h
CSPAN
Jul 24, 2011 1:00pm EDT
. order. stop it without delay. mr. miller band -- mr. miliband. >> he said he was excluded from the "formal" process, but that does not answer the question. last friday, he revealed that since taking office he has met with representatives of news international and news corp. including james murdoch and rebekah brooks on more than 20 occasions. can he assure the house that the bid was not raised in any of those meetings or with those organizations? can he say whether at any time he discuss the bid with a counter secretary or any of his officials and discussed with the culture secretary? now let me talk about andy coulson. i was not given specific information that would lead me to change my mind. mr. speaker, the country has a right to expect that the prime minister would have made every effort to uncover information about him to protect herself and his office. the prime minister and those around him made every effort not to hear the facts about mr. coulson. in the last week, we have become aware of five opportunities for the prime minister or his staff to have acted on specific i
CNN
Jul 20, 2011 3:00am PDT
this morning between cam ron and all aboutour party lead ed miliband. >> we have a well-led police investigation which will examine criminal behavior by the media and corruption in the police. under law the judge to establish what went wrong, y, awhy and whe need to do to ensure it never happens again. >> was warned and he preferred to ignore the warnings. so that the country can have the leadership we need. why -- why doesn't he do more? why doesn't he do more than give a half an apology and provide the full joapology now and for hiring mr. coulson and bringing him heart of 10 downing street. >> the talks come one day after the house passed a cut, cap and balance plan. the bill moves to the senate where it is expected to die a quick death. >>> the fbi arresting 16 alleged computer hackers. most were thought to be part of the group anonymous. that group is the one that claims to have attacked paypal and a number of credit card web sites. >>> over the next decade, more than half of our country's 3.2 million teachers will be retiring. perhaps more disturbing is the number of teachers
MSNBC
Jul 20, 2011 6:00am EDT
. they think their culture has been coarsing a great deal. miliband made an impassioned speech yesterday and they need to wake up and get things right in the country. they are going through a difficult period. >> daniel silva, the book is "portrait of a spy." fabulous. we'll be right back. i love that my daughter's part fish. but when she got asthma, all i could do was worry ! specialists, lots of doctors, lots of advice... and my hands were full. i couldn't sort through it all. with unitedhealthcare, it's different. we have access to great specialists, and our pediatrician gets all the information. everyone works as a team. and i only need to talk to one person about her care. we're more than 78,000 people looking out for 70 million americans. that's health in numbers. unitedhealthcare. the 3.6-liter v6 engine of the jeep grand cherokee has a best-in-class driving range of over 500 miles per tank. so you can catch morning tee time in pebble beach and the afternoon meeting in los angeles all without running out of gas. just make sure you don't run out of gas. ♪ ♪ >> look at the split
CSPAN
Jul 12, 2011 9:00am EDT
miliband who wanted to grill. but the team past the issue to jeremy hunt. >> mr. secretary hud. >> now hunt may have to cope with the dramatic news from the murdoch's. >> i understand in the last few minutes news corporation have withdrawn their undertakings in news. >> on january 25, on january 25 i said i was minded to refer news corporation's proposed merger with bskyb to the competition commission. in the absence of any specific undertaking. as a result of news corporation's announcement this afternoon, i am not going to refer this to the competition commission -- [shouting] will be rightly for them to pass. >> why wasn't cameron there to answer questions himself? labor wanted to know. >> mr. speaker, the prime minister was wrong not to come to the house of commons today. as on every occasion during this crisis, he has failed to show the necessary leadership the country has faced. he saw no need for additional and cori. he saw no need to change course on track and he is failed to come clean on andy carson. this is, prime minister, running scared. >> some think rupert murdoch should just
CSPAN
Jul 20, 2011 9:00am EDT
considered the matter of public confidence in the media and the police. mr. ed miliband. >> mr. speaker, i welcome this debate and i think in starting this debate all of us should remember what brings us here. because parliament would not have been recalled today if it had not been for the revelations by the hacking of millie doweler's phone. that revelation shocked our country and turned something that had seemed to be about the lives of politicians, footballers and celebrities into something very different. about the lives of others who never sought the public eye. and it is the courage of bob and sally doweler and milly's sister jemma that has been the spur for much that has happened in the last fortnight and i pay tribute for them in their courage in speaking out on these issues. mr. speaker people's anger about what has happened in phone hacking has been real. but some people will no doubt ask and indeed we heard it a bit in the statement today why when we have so many other problems facing the country, the economy, the nhs, defense all of those issues the house of commons is debating
CSPAN
Jul 6, 2011 11:00pm EDT
but in making sure they're prosecuted. >> mr. ed miliband. >> mr. speaker, i don't know from that answer whether he says to the chief executive news international should stand down or not. i am clear she should take responsibility and stand down. and mr. speaker, these events show a systemic set of abuses which demonstrate the use of power without responsibility in our country. it is in the interest of our democracy and the public that these issues are sorted out. with the biggest press scandals in modern times getting worse of the day, i'm afraid he hasn't shown the leadership necessary today. he hasn't shown the leadership necessary on bskyb. he hasn't shown the leadership necessary on news international. and isn't it the case, if the public is to have confidence in him, he's got to calm the thing that is most difficult. he's got to accept he made a catastrophic error of judgment by bringing andy callson into the heart of his downing street machine. >> what -- what -- >> order! order! i apologize for interrupting the prime minister. order! the prime minister should not have to shout to be hear
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